Speaker Round Table on the Future of the NYC Council

Sponsored by Common Cause/NY, the Human Rights Project at the Urban Justice Center (HRP), and New York Law School. Fordham University Professor Christina Greer, and Common Cause/NY ED Susan Lerner to moderate

NEW YORK, NY (12/01/2013)(readMedia)-- Good government advocates will host a round table discussion on Council rules reform featuring the leading candidates for NYC Council Speaker.

Common Cause/NY and the Human Rights Project at the Urban Justice Center (HRP) have previously sent letters to speaker candidates soliciting their position on several key issues including member Items, committee structure, and the overall centralization of power within the Council. You can read their responses here.

The round table will be moderated by Fordham University Professor, Christina Greer and Common Cause/NY Executive Director, Susan Lerner.

The event will be live-streamed here: http://nyls.mediasite.com/mediasite/Play/fc30f2b9db624edd9978901dd9e227311d

RSVP: www.commoncause.org/ny/FutureCouncil


Councilmembers: Inez Dickens, Daniel Garodnick, Melissa Mark-Viverito, Mark Weprin, James Vacca (others invited)

Moderators: Susan Lerner and Christina Greer


Future of the Council: A discussion with the leading candidates for NYC Council Speaker

WHEN: Monday December 02, 2013 at 06:30PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)
WHERE: New York Law School
185 West Broadway
New York, New York 10013